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Above: The Robin Hood Tea Room circa 1927. Below: The Robin Hood Inn circa 1950s. Postcard images courtesy of Kent Historical Society, as seen in Greetings from Kent, Ohio: A Postcard Portrait of the Tree City by Roger J. DiPaolo. Thanks for the Memories A brief paragraph...

Teaching is a privilege, according to Janice Lessman-Moss, professor in the School of Art Textile Program, whose enthusiasm working with students has led her to be one of three educators honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching award a tenured or tenure-track professor can receive. The award is sponsored by the Kent...

Chartered in 1965, the chapter is proud to be the first Kent State University Alumni Chapter! Serving over 5,000 alumni in Lake County, the chapter hosts a variety of events from gatherings at the Porthouse Theatre to an annual scholarship dinner. We caught up with the Lake County Alumni Chapter President, Ray DelaMotte, ’77, to hear about the...

The San Francisco Bay Alumni Chapter, chartered in 2016, connects over 1,500 Kent State alumni in the San Francisco Bay area.  The chapter hosts a variety of events from fun hikes to private tours and participates in the annual Alumni Day of Service. The group has a strong social media presence on Facebook. We caught up with the San Francisco...

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks 90th in the country and 66th among public institutions. This is the first year Kent State was eligible to be ranked since its program...

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Since our doors first opened in 1910, many family members have proudly shared the Kent State alumni experience, and the Kent State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship supports our family of Flashes! If you have a family member who will be an incoming freshman in the fall, they may be a great candidate to receive this scholarship. Awarded to an...

George R. Newkome, Ph.D., a two-time Kent State University alumnus, smiles with Kent State President Beverly J. Warren. George R. Newkome, Ph.D., and his wife, Mary Jane Saunders, Ph.D., have pledged $1 million to fund a first-ever professorship in materials science in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Newkome is a two-time Kent State alumnus. “George and Mary Jane both have a passion and desire to advance scientific discovery,” said...